Diving in Lake Garda

Experience & be amazed beneath the water

Anyone who thinks that this holiday region has already elicited all its secrets, will be inspired by diving at Lake Garda by the indescribable variety on offer in the underwater realm at Lake Garda. Countless hidden treasures, impressive shoals of fish, ship wrecks, which tell of times past, mysterious canyons, labyrinth-like cave systems and mystical grottos – this is just a taste of what awaits you in this unparalleled realm.

Lake Garda, one of the best inland diving stomping grounds in Europe, stands out thanks to its incomparably clear waters and its pleasant water temperatures, yet also due to its wealth of opportunities for those who are new to diving and for pros. Whatever diving destination you opt for, you can venture down into depths of up to 40 metres.

Tried and proven diving schools and numerous diving stations provide guided diving tours, the very best courses for beginners and advanced level divers alike which are bespoke, to fit with your requirements as well as top quality hire equipment. Diving at night is a very special kind of experience, when you get to gaze in wonder at the enchanting realm of the big pike and eels.

Diving in the underwater realm of Lake Garda

The multifaceted nature and incomparable number of sights are what make choosing your preferred diving location a voyage of discovery. Find out about areas which are designated as being suitable for beginners at Bella in Tempesta and the Baia Azzurra at Riva del Garda, which, with smaller water depths of 18 to 30 metres and the option of entering from the river bank, are ideal for your first adventures. Head for enchanted bays, where you will be amazed by the inspirational cliff faces and mysterious rock crevices.

One diving stomping ground, of medium level difficulty, is the Porto San Nicolò area in Riva del Garda. In this some 40 metre deep diving zone, secured by buoys, highlights like the 2 metre high Jesus -statue and even the remains of a tank from the Second World War await.

As a pro diver you can venture into the Cippo di Confine area in Navene – challenging, adventurous access points and a depth of 40 metres makes this are an exceptional experience. Whatever diving stomping ground around our hotel at Lake Garda is your own personal top spot – safety, quality and the best conditions make diving at Lake Garda an impressive experience.

A selection of the diving schools in Lake Garda can be found here:

  • Assenza di Brenzone, Athos Diving, Tel.: +39 045 6590015
  • Malcesine, Club Sub Marine, Tel.: +39 045 7400216
  • Torri del Benaco, South Lake Divers, Tel.: +39 045 6205324, Mob.: +39 3473833152
  • Riva del Garda, Gruppo Sommozzatori Riva F.i.p.s.a.s, Tel.: +39 0464 555120, E-mail: info@grupposommozzatoririva.it
  • Arco, AMBIENTE ACQUA di A. Fronchetti & C. s.a.s, Tel.: +39 0464 510366, E-mail: info@ambienteacqua.com
  • Manerba, Sottoquota, Tel.: +39 339 49 45 943, E-mail: sottoquota@yahoo.it
  • Tremosine, Leonessa Diving, Tel.: +39 348 2844565, E-mail: info@leonessadiving.com
  • And many more.